Burl Ives The Best of Burl Ives - 20th Century Masters / Christmas Collection

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CD Details

  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 2003
  • Label: MCA

Tracks:

  • Buy for $1.291.Overture And A Holly Jolly Christmas
  • Buy for $1.292.Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer
  • Buy for $0.993.White Christmas
  • Buy for $1.294.Oh, Little Town Of Bethlehem
  • Buy for $0.995.Silver Bells
  • Buy for $1.296.Twelve Days Of Christmas
  • Buy for $0.997.Santa Claus Is Coming To Town
  • Buy for $0.998.The Little Drummer Boy
  • Buy for $1.299.What Child Is This?
  • Buy for $1.2910.Silver And Gold
  • Buy for $1.2911.It Came Upon The Midnight Clear
  • Buy for $0.9912.Winter Wonderland
  • Buy for $0.9913.I Heard The Bells On Christmas Day
  • Buy for $1.2914.Silent Night
  • Buy for $1.2915.A Holly Jolly Christmas
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Product Description:

Liner Note Author: Joseph F. Laredo.
Recording information: 03/13/1952-07/14/1965.
This edition in Universal's discount-priced compilation series 20th Century Masters/The Christmas Collection is actually a re-titled reissue of the 1999 collection The Very Best of Burl Ives Christmas. That album, in turn, was drawn from several previous Ives albums, the 1952 set Christmas Day in the Morning, Christmas Eve (1956), Have a Holly Jolly Christmas (1965), and the TV soundtrack Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer (1966). Ives came to be closely associated with Christmas when he served as narrator for the animated TV special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in 1964 and scored a hit with the then-newly written "A Holly Jolly Christmas." But his earlier seasonal recordings had been of a more folk-ish and traditional cast, particularly on the Christmas Eve LP. Appropriately, his Have a Holly Jolly Christmas LP contained cheerier, more pop-oriented fare, and by combining four tracks from the former and seven from the latter with a few other selections, compiler Laura Graven achieves a good blend of different kinds of material. Ives' appealing tenor is what holds it together, however, as he performs the songs with warmth and enthusiasm. ~ William Ruhlmann
Universal Music 20th Century Masters

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Rating 5.0 The Jolly Troubadour Offers Us Christmas Candy For The Ears. Music Lover: from Franklin, Virginia -- October, 11, 2005

Who else but Burl Ives can serve up such a joyous musical holiday buffett? The Happy Balladeer serves his listeners course after course of scrumptious holiday treats..one becomes gladly stuffed and yet you find yourself trying to make room for one more delectable melody. Every song embodies the true warmth of the joyous season..sung to tasty perfection by one who's voice is as old and as seasoned as the holiday itself. Pepper your glad festivities with the evergreen offerings of this gentle giant of song.


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  • Sales Rank: 15,695
  • UPC: 008811323523
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